Ballard County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Ballard County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,249.[1] Its county seat is Wickliffe.[2]

Ballard County
Ballard County Courthouse in Wickliffe
Ballard County Courthouse in Wickliffe
Map of Kentucky highlighting Ballard County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 37°04′N 89°00′W / 37.06°N 89°W / 37.06; -89
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1842
Named forBland Ballard
SeatWickliffe
Largest cityLaCenter
Area
 • Total274 sq mi (710 km2)
 • Land247 sq mi (640 km2)
 • Water27 sq mi (70 km2)  9.9%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
7,979
 • Density33/sq mi (13/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitewww.ballardcounty.ky.gov

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved March 5, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.